Plum Pierogi

Pierogi ze Śliwkami


  • 4 cups raw potatoes, grated
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • whole blue plums


Pour brown water off potatoes. Add eggs, flour, salt and mix thoroughly. Make a narrow long roll on floured board. Cut into 1 inch pieces and into the center of each press a large whole plum. Pull up edges of dough and seal. Drop into salted boiling water to cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until they come to the surface. Serve with sauce made of heaping tablespoon of butter, ½ cup sweet cream, ¼ cup sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. Heat this sauce. Open the dumplings with two forks, pour sauce over them.

You may substitute 4 cups of mashed cooked potatoes and add 1 tablespoon milk. These may be filled with chopped meat or chopped fish and fried in butter or deep fat.